Accident Preparedness in Reactor Waste Treatment

by E.D. Harward,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 4, Pg. 1-12

Document Type: Journal Paper


Emergency evaluation procedures in case of accidental release of liquid radioactive waste from nuclear reactor are suggested; procedure should be adequate to cover worst situation as determined from reactor safeguards report and analysis of plant systems involved; table shows calculation of time of flow in hours downstream from reactor plant to water plant intakes at various river flows; effects of decay and dilution.

Subject Headings: Waste treatment | Accidents | Disaster preparedness | Nuclear reactors | System analysis | Water flow | Water intakes | Flow duration | River flow | Emergency management

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